Score a Smiths’ scholarship and spark your career!


Smiths Competition 1

Hamilton retailer Smiths has partnered with Ideal Electrical and Skills to offer your apprentice the chance to win awesome prizes and spark their career.

You could win:

-          your training fees paid for a year or,

-          $1,000 of tools or,

-          $7,500 worth of tools.


Are you eligible?

If you’re in Year 2-4 of your electrical apprenticeship and you have a current training agreement with Skills, then you’re eligible to apply.


What you need to do:

We want you to get creative! Each scholarship has a question we want you to answer:

Cecile Smith Electrical Scholarship:          

Describe the greatest challenge you’ve overcome in relation to your apprenticeship.


Future Leadership Scholarship:                

Describe a time when you showed leadership in a challenging situation.


Ideal Electrical/Smiths Tool Package:      

If there was one thing you could invent or do differently to fill a ‘gap’ in the electrical industry, what would it be and why?



You can answer this by writing in your story, using video, or any other means.  Send in this application form to before 5pm Friday 31st May 2019.  

Terms and conditions apply. 


Don’t delay – apply today!